U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Janice Ayala, Director of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Joint Task Force for Investigations addresses solutions to threats posed by drug cartels and smugglers.
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Assistant Director for Investigative Programs Matt Allen addresses threats posed by Transnational Criminal Organizations and the efforts of ICE to identify, target, investigate, disrupt, dismantle and bring to justice these criminal elements.
“In June 2016, apprehensions by the Border Patrol on our southwest border – an indicator of total attempts to cross the border illegally – decreased from the levels we saw in May and April. Year to date, apprehensions are somewhat higher than in FY 2015, but significantly lower than FY 2014 and FY 2013:
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) U.S. Border Patrol Acting Chief Ronald Vitiello addresses CBP U.S. Border Patrol’s immigration enforcement efforts between our Nation’s ports of entry.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations Executive Associate Director Peter Edge addresses the efforts of ICE to improve security along the maritime border of the United States.
Border security is a core mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Department has deployed historic levels of front-line personnel, technology, and infrastructure to the border to reduce the flow of illegal immigrants and illicit contraband while, at the same time, fostering legal trade and travel.